Licensed Master Aesthetician, Licensed Master Aesthetics Instructor, Holistic Health Practitioner and Certified Aromatologist, specializing in clinical aesthetics, treating all types of skin conditions, skin of color and customization of aromatic blends for therapeutic use.
Appointed to the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology in 2013 to fill one of the two seats for Esthetics (Appointed by the Governor of Virginia).
Professor at the American College of Healthcare Sciences in the Holistic Spa Management program. I teach the following courses: Spa Management, Retail Management, and Aromatherapy.
B.S. in Health & Wellness with a concentration in Health from Kaplan University – Suma Cum Laude
Basic and Master level aesthetics training from American Spirit Institute
Dermatologic skin care, Skin care for Menopause and Hormonal Dysfunction from the Rayner Institute
Advanced Medical Aesthetics from the International Advanced Medical Aesthetics Institute
Certification in Osteopathy for Facial Esthetics from the London College of Osteopathy
HOLISTIC HEALTH AND AROMATHERAPY TRAINING
Diploma in holistic health practice and certification in aromatherapy from the Australasian College of Health Sciences with a concentration in nutrition, anatomy & physiology, pathology, pathophysiology, client consultation, herbalism, therapeutic, and customized blending of essential oils.
Complete a program in Osteopathy and Facial Esthetics at the London College of Osteopathy.
Presented workshops and lectures for organizations including: Henrico Recreation & Parks, Henrico Dept. of Health, Maymont Foundation, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia and North Carolina Herb Associations and Southern Spa and Salon Conference.
“Aromatherapy: Custom Blending for Clients” for the Associated Skin Care Professionals (2012)
“Creating a Part-Time Practice” for the Associated Skin Care Professionals (2012)
“Ingredients 101” for the Southern Spa and Salon Conference (November 2015)
“Protocols: To Delay Invasive Procedures” for the Southern Spa and Salon Conference (November 2015)
“Aromatherapy: Custom Blending for Clients” for the Southern Spa and Salon Conference (November 2014)
“Strategies for Success in Starting a Business” for the Southern Spa and Salon Conference (November 2014)
“Ethnic Skin Care” for the Southern Spa and Salon Conference (November, 2013)
“Professional Development” for American Spirit Institute (July 2014)
“Holistic Health” for American Spirit Institute (2003)
“Clinical Aromatherapy” for American Spirit Institute (2001)
Allied Professionals Association
American College of Healthcare Sciences Advisory Board
Associated Bodyworkers & Massage Professionals (AMBP)
Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP)
Association for Holistic Skin Care Professionals (AHSCP)
Highland Springs Technical Center Cosmetology Advisory Board
National Aesthetics Spa Network
National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors Association (NCEA)
Milady Publishers – Book Reviewer
Network for Enterprising Women – Scholarship Committees
Virginia Panel for Esthetic Licensure